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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: experimental, psychological, sincere, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, realistic, surreal, spiritual, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, friends, self discovery, society, introspection, hopes, small town, materialism, bad trip, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, hollywood, performer's life, twentysomething life, cause and meaning, religions or cults, travel, depression, economics, imagination, surrealism, shapeshifting, metropolis, recession
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, northern california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about hopes, friendship, introspection, self discovery, friends, society and family relations mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: My Dog Tulip (2009), The Prophet (2014), The Greatest Miracle (2011), The Toe Tactic (2008), $9.99 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: experimental, surreal, stylized, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: introspection, young lovers, unfulfilled love, city life, cause and meaning, love and romance, romance, fall in love, postmodernism, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.8
 2K
My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, pets, rescue, friendship, human animal relationship, animals, lgbtq, friends, bittersweet, motorcycle, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
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The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: thought provoking, mind bending, scenic, tragic ending, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: single mother, introspection, wise man, wisdom of life, friendship, painter, mute child, healing, fantasizing, girl, house arrest, cause and meaning ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Greatest Miracle (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The story is focused on three characters who are in crisis: Monica, Mr Chema and Ms Cata. When they feel the necessity of going to church they meet wach other and their lifes change. Under the tutelage of guardian angels, they will understand the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, uplifting
Plot: religion, guardian angel, redemption, self discovery, human spirit, faith, good versus evil, miraculous event, hopes, society, introspection, cause and meaning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Toe Tactic (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: family problems, unfulfillment, dealing with death, death in the family, human nature, homecoming, single woman, mother daughter relationship, teacher, benign alien, singleness, piano teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 3K
$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, humorous, ironic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, life philosophy, self discovery, society, social misfits, hopes, human nature, introspection, meaning of life, apartment building, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new orleans, israel, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: surreal, philosophical, adult animation, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: illness, surrealism, mental health, nightmare, divorced parents, hospital, mental illness, dark humor, immortality, life philosophy, death, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, adult animation ...
Plot: buddhism, taxi driver, surrealism, life turned upside down, workplace, workplace situations, dream, brother brother relationship, radio dj, dealing with death, lava, piano ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Amelia's 25th (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aspiring actress Amelia begins her 25th birthday by breaking up with her boyfriend, and things only go downhill from there. After visiting a dubious psychic for advice, Amelia sets off on a bizarre adventure to find money for rent and possibly love.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, ambition, romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, introspection, twentysomething life, follow your dream, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 417
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: sad, captivating, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: art, art history, artist, tragic hero, unfulfillment, rise and fall, prodigy, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, family relations, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 2K
Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, tense, adult animation, captivating ...
Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, society, haunted by the past, murder, cat, christmas, train station, mental disorder, superhero ...
Time: year 1989, 20th century, 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 189
Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, human spirit, self discovery, family relations, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, romance, love and romance, immigrants, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 19K
The Congress (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, surreal, futuristic ...
Plot: hallucination, distopia, lifestyle, actor's life, child illness, moral dilemma, parallel world, one last job, escape from reality, society, aging, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Christmas Carol (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The radical new take on Dickens’ classic seeks both to exhume the original story’s gritty commentary on social inequality and the corrupting influence of greed, and to breathe new life into the lyricism of the original text by setting its scenes ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, ghost, children, human spirit, society, human nature, greed, regret, time travel, escapades, elderly, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, victorian era
Place: europe
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48%
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Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say ...
Style: mind bending, serious, atmospheric, experimental, avant garde ...
Plot: twins, imagination, family relations, mental illness, supernatural ability, orphan, supernatural, child illness, doctors and patients, siblings relations, asperger's syndrome, messiah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
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Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, stylized, psychological, clever ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, dream, surrealism, alternate reality, lucid dream, imagination, life philosophy, lifestyle, existence paradox, bohemian life, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, sentimental, adult animation ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, hopes, homecoming, introspection, adoption, parent child relationship, adopted son, korean war, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
After Last Season (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of scientists is developing a new technology that captures the thoughts of a human subject and changes them into images. Still in its infancy, the technology changes thoughts into simple images and shapes. Two company interns (Matthew Andrews ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, experimental, 3d animation, controversial ...
Plot: offscreen killing, parkinson's disease, murder, ghost, corporation, future dystopia, supernatural ability, neurology, society, scientific experiment, a vision, telepathy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, family life, introspection, rebelliousness, writer's life, hopes, cold war, rebellion, human nature, leaving home, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth -The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: The story takes place in the second half of the 19th century, as Japanese culture gains popularity in the West. A young Japanese girl, Yune, accompanies a French traveler, Oscar, on his journey back to France, and offers to help at the family's ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, social differences, culture clash, slice of life, disorder, friends, fish out of water, society, couples, rivalry, family relations, store ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, childhood, self discovery, loneliness, countryside, dream, teenage life, adolescence, young girl, coming of age, imaginary friend, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Latvia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, strong female presence, depression, family relations, hopes, redemption, mental health, women, psychiatry, escapades, postpartum depression, large family ...
Place: ussr, latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, human nature, self discovery, introspection, workplace situations, workplace, artists and showbiz, hopes, small town, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, adult animation, compassionate ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, friendship, retirement home, aging, childhood memory, retirement home life, parents and children, rescue, fighting the system, dementia, senior citizen, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: exciting, serious, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns
Audience: kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mutant, vampire, supernatural ability, youth, high school life, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, adventure, treasure hunt, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: adult animation, suspense, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, friends, disorder, partners, misfit, love and romance, society, social decay, friendship, working class, filmmaking, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, unusual plot structure, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, magician, friendship, coming of age, magical, magic, art, mentor, imagination, transformation, life philosophy, character study ...
Time: 20th century, year 1959, 50s
Place: england, scotland, france, paris france, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: prophet, desert, folk hero, self discovery, human spirit, leadership, clergy, good versus evil, ambition, introspection, fighting the system, righting the wronged ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, wilderness, rescue, coming of age, love, couples, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Marona's Fantastic Tale (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: France, Romania, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marona, an innocent and empathetic little female dog, remembers the life she has shared with different masters, whom she has loved unconditionally.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, adaptation, family, destiny, society, love, friendship, adventure, female protagonist, female writer, pet dog, bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%